Health Education Tools

As a benefit of partnering with L.A. Care, we offer you and your patients several types of health education resources:

Refer L.A. Care members to free Health Education, Cultural and Linguistic Services (Writeable PDF)
 

Provider Toolkit for Serving Diverse Populations

The following toolkit will assist you in providing high quality, effective, and compassionate care to your patients and help you meet the changing service requirements as required by state and federal regulatory agencies:

Complete Toolkit – Better Communication, Better Care: A Provider Toolkit for Serving Diverse Populations

The toolkit contents are organized in five sections which contain helpful information and tools that can be reproduced and used as needed:

Section 1: What You Need to Know

Section 2: Interaction with a Diverse Patient Base

Section 3: Crossing Barriers: Communication Across Language Barriers

Section 4: Awareness of Cultural Background and Its Impact on Health Care Delivery

Section 5: References and Resources

Text4baby

Mobile AppText4baby is a FREE mobile information service that provides pregnant women and new moms with information to help them care for their health and give their babies the best possible start in life. 

Women who sign up for the service by texting BABY to 511411 (or BEBE in Spanish) will receive free SMS messages each week, timed to their due date or baby’s date of birth. Users may opt out at any time by texting STOP to 511411.